Former supermodel Linda Evangelista backs ladies accusing her ex-husband of rape and sexual misconduct


FORMER supermodel Linda Evangelista has spoken out in help of ladies who’ve accused her ex-husband of rape and sexual misconduct.

She mentioned she believes the ladies who’ve made the allegations are telling the reality.

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Authentic supermodel Linda Evangelista with then-husband Gerald Marie within the Nineties[/caption]

Evangelista, 55, additionally praised their “braveness and energy” for talking out about Gérald Marie, 70.

He’s the previous European president of the Elite mannequin company which on the time represented Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell and Claudia Schiffer.

Marie and Evangelista, who has appeared on greater than 700 journal covers, had been married for six years between 1987 and 1993.

Prosecutors in France are investigating claims together with rape from 4 ladies within the 1980s and 1990s.

Amongst these to come back ahead was US mannequin Carré Otis who claims she was 17 when she was repeatedly raped by Marie within the spare room of his condo in 1986.

Evangelista mentioned: “Throughout my relationship with Gérald Marie, I knew nothing of those sexual allegations in opposition to him, so I used to be unable to assist these ladies.

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Marie, 70, is the previous European president of the Elite mannequin company[/caption]


“Listening to them now, and primarily based alone experiences, I consider that they’re telling the reality.”

Talking to the Guardian, she added: “It breaks my coronary heart as a result of these are wounds that will by no means heal, and I like their braveness and energy for talking up at the moment.”

Marie strongly denies all of the accusations. 

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